The President of the United States Donald trump is not going to withdraw Russian sanctions and does not exclude the possibility of tightening. About it as transfers TASS, said Friday, may 26, the White house spokesman to reporters at the Italian Taormina, where the G7 summit.
“We do not remove our sanctions against Russia. If anything, we will likely be tougher against Russia,” — he stressed.
According to the representative of the US administration, trump “wants sanctions remained in place.”
“I think the President has made clear how Russians can cancel sanctions and how we can remove them,” he said.
Earlier, the head of the National economic Council the White house Gary Cohn said that at the recent Brussels summit, NATO has developed “extensive discussions” regarding anti-Russian sanctions.
Kon said that trump has not yet formed a position on sanctions against Russia. “I think the President is still considering this issue. While we have no position. He has a lot of options,” he said.
In 2014 after joining the Crimea to Russia and the beginning of military clashes in Eastern Ukraine, the U.S. and several countries have introduced financial sanctions against Russia, limiting investments in the Russian economy, a number of companies, the transfer of technology. Moscow in the answer has banned the import of certain products from countries that joined the sanctions.